Category Archives: Homeschool

Swamp Rats

I went out to milk this evening, though it felt a lot like a chore. It was dark, damp and cold. Even my light hardly penetrated the night. I get to the barn and start the chores. Even the goats … Continue reading

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Of Voles and Soft Hearts

I was doing yard and garden work yesterday, cleaning the buck barn and getting another compost pile underway, and moving old compost into garden beds, when I found a bundle of straw and leaves. Fearing a hornet nest I tore … Continue reading

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Spelling Bee Today!

Jameson, our eldest, is in his first spelling bee today. I am a nervous wreck! I really hope he does well, it would make him feel so good about himself! It would be a real shame if he goes out … Continue reading

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My Son’s Story

My son wrote his first book today, and wanted me to share it in a way that you could print it out if you wanted to. It’s a zombie story, and all my son’s creation, plus original artwork. The link … Continue reading

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Learning at Home (or anyplace else)

Learning is one of those things best done by combining books with practical experience. Today we went to Whole Foods grocery store. The kids had a blast weighing foods and calculating cost, reading labels in the search for wheat or … Continue reading

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Turtles and Picnics

Today was so pretty after all the storms and heat of this summer, so when we saw a turtle valiantly trying to cross the road on our way home we stopped to pick him up. So, since it was such … Continue reading

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Summer Science

We found a really neat looking beetle in the house and didn’t recognize it, so Jameson (with JJ trying to help) set it up in their bug box to observe and identify. They did really well, and learned a great … Continue reading

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